atomize atomize

Definition(s):

  1. (v) break up into small particles
  2. (v) spray very finely
  3. (v) strike at with firepower or bombs

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  1. It was able to air a third season this year because NBC signed a cost-sharing deal with DirecTV one of the very satellite providers that have helped atomize the audience.
  2. After the PRI's 71-year rule ended in 2000, the government took steps to dismantle the cartels, only to watch them atomize into smaller but more sinister gangs.
  3. I long for interior window surfaces chemically coated to atomize dog-slobber on contact.

News

  • External Mix Spray Nozzles target pressure fed applications.

    Available in round or flat pattern and variety of flow rates, External Mix Spray Nozzles combine liquid and compressed air to atomize fluids with viscosity up to 800 cp. Units create coating of liquid that can be adjusted to meet needs of application. Constructed of stainless steel for corrosion resistance, nozzles are suitable for coating, treating, and painting variety of products. When used ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  • "I realized that this kind of laughter was nothing to do with mere humor," Thompson said. "This laughter was like good sex in a way. It existed to atomize the world, which then perforce had to reconstruct itself in a slightly improved form....
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Emma Thompson Source: Los Angeles Times

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